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Post by Kitch » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:40 pm

Where's the sound deadening gone on the bulkhead? Every 16 I've had has it (I think it was only the 14 that didn't).

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Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:42 pm

Dear Willy.
How are you keeping Willy :) :?: I hope your car has been behaving
itself recently, after your last problem :wink:
I thought someone would notice the gearbox :roll: I haven,t polished
that yet, :oops: I really need to buy somemore duraglit to do a good job
of the engine and the gearbox :) I don,t know whether you can still buy
it can you :?: I used to use it alot to polish the outside of the mild steel
exhaust tailpipe and the inside of the tailpipe too, before I put a s/s
exhaust on. :!:
I am having a s/s cat-back exhaust system, probably this month,
with a slashed inward rolled edged tailpipe, which should look really
nice :)
Anyway I must Zip Willy, It is good to talk to you again :wink:
All The Best.
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Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sat Mar 03, 2012 7:58 pm

Dear Tom.
Thank-you so very very much too Tom, I am cheating though, I
have been doing it for 35 years, there were quite alot of tar spots on
her, especially below the waist mouldings, but they are all gone now.
:wink:
Thanks again Tom and take care,
All The Best. :wink:
Vince.
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Cars;- 1993 White Citroen BX 1.6 TXi petrol
saloon auto with air-con & ABS.
47,594 Miles from new.
Owned for 3 years sorned.
1988 Silver SAAB 900i 2.0 8v F/lift,
saloon 5sp with 3 spoke Ronals,
69,000 Miles from new.
Owned for 15 years T & T.

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Post by saintjamesy89 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 8:13 pm

Those Tar spots are a right bugger to get off aren't they? I remember last summer driving along a new road and had loads of them on the lower front doors. Took me ages to remove, got my credit card out eventually (doesn't happen very often!!).
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Post by Paul296 » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:14 pm

Lookin' lovely Vince! 8) I can't say I'm surprised - and a real pleasure to finally see some pics.

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Post by mat_fenwick » Sat Mar 03, 2012 11:23 pm

bx petrol auto saloon wrote:I may be wrong, but I thought that that control needs to be on cold, for the air-con to work :?: Like there is a micro-switch on the heater control not allowing the air-con to work
On the A/C cars I've seen, there is a microswitch on the heater dial which is closed in the fully cold position but what this does is enable the full speed relay (i.e. bypassing the blower transistor) ONLY when cold air is selected. This is only a sample of 3 cars, and isn't marked on the wiring diagram for the A/C circuit so there may well be variations on it.
Certainly I use my A/C when the heater on as it demists the windows a lot quicker. Recently I've bypassed the microswitch too, so I can have full blower speed regardless of temperature.

The car is looking very tidy Vince, are you sure they're not old photos from the early 90s?
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Post by Mickey taker » Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:11 am

lovely looking car Vince, I think we need to get you and Tim together for a "polish off " :lol:
1991 BX Meteor 1.6

light travels faster than sound, thats why you look intelligent and then you spoil it all by opening your mouth !!!!!

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Post by Tim Leech » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:49 am

Mickey taker wrote:lovely looking car Vince, I think we need to get you and Tim together for a "polish off " :lol:
Haha, I dont get much chance these days, always so bleeding busy, the GT hasnt seen a bottle of polish for about 6 months! :shock:
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Post by Kitch » Sun Mar 04, 2012 5:31 pm

Mickey taker wrote:lovely looking car Vince, I think we need to get you and Tim together for a "polish off " :lol:
There are different ways to read that, and I reckon you meant it in the way that someone like me would read it. And if that was the case, then NO we really don't want that!!

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Post by Mickey taker » Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:00 pm

trust you Richard :lol:
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Post by Tim Leech » Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:04 pm

Kitch wrote:
Mickey taker wrote:lovely looking car Vince, I think we need to get you and Tim together for a "polish off " :lol:
There are different ways to read that, and I reckon you meant it in the way that someone like me would read it. And if that was the case, then NO we really don't want that!!
Always down to "that" level ey Kitch :wink:
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Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sun Mar 04, 2012 6:24 pm

Dear Kevan.
Sorry for my late reply Kevan :oops:
Yes over the years I have had lots of offers Kevan, mostly from
people with metallic paint, because people don,t know that you can T-
cut metallic paint :roll: but because I do every car by hand, you can
do a much better job, than with a machine, which can be a bit brutal
on metallic paintwork. :wink:
What colours are your cars then Kevan :?:
And as for Tim,s crown :D :D :D But as we all know Tim is Tim :)
and we love him the way he is :wink: A man after my on heart :)
Anyway must dash Kevan, tea time :wink:
All The Best.
Vince.
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Cars;- 1993 White Citroen BX 1.6 TXi petrol
saloon auto with air-con & ABS.
47,594 Miles from new.
Owned for 3 years sorned.
1988 Silver SAAB 900i 2.0 8v F/lift,
saloon 5sp with 3 spoke Ronals,
69,000 Miles from new.
Owned for 15 years T & T.

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Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sun Mar 04, 2012 7:48 pm

Dear Tom.
That is a very very good way of getting tar spots off aswell Tom :)
I put lots of polish on the patch where the tar is, to make the paint-
work wet enough to be able to use my very very strong, long finger-
nails, to the same effect. without scratching the paintwork :wink: Over
the years I seem to have gotten really quick at doing that these days
Tom :wink:
What BX is it you are picking up soon then Tom :?:
All The Best Tom
Vince.
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Cars;- 1993 White Citroen BX 1.6 TXi petrol
saloon auto with air-con & ABS.
47,594 Miles from new.
Owned for 3 years sorned.
1988 Silver SAAB 900i 2.0 8v F/lift,
saloon 5sp with 3 spoke Ronals,
69,000 Miles from new.
Owned for 15 years T & T.

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Post by bx petrol auto saloon » Sun Mar 04, 2012 8:14 pm

Dear Paul.
Hi-ya Paul, Thank-you so very much for your really really kind
comments too Paul :D :D I am really made up with all the very very
kind things that everybody has said.
I have decided to keep her completly standard, radio/casette, steel
wheels and the wheeltrims too, just get them refurbished 8)
Shari gets her new Astra tomorrow so now we will be able to take
her in to have the s/s cat-back exhaust fitted this month :) she is having
a slashed inward rolled edge tailpipe on her Paul :)
Hows your two babies coming along then Paul :?:
Anyway you take care Paul ok, and thank-you again too.
All The Best.
Vince.
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Cars;- 1993 White Citroen BX 1.6 TXi petrol
saloon auto with air-con & ABS.
47,594 Miles from new.
Owned for 3 years sorned.
1988 Silver SAAB 900i 2.0 8v F/lift,
saloon 5sp with 3 spoke Ronals,
69,000 Miles from new.
Owned for 15 years T & T.

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Post by Chris Abbott » Sun Mar 04, 2012 9:03 pm

Great ptotos!
On the 7th photo, theres something in the background, (opening the boot) which looks rather nice!!